Here's a great tip:
Enter your email address and we'll send you our weekly magazine by email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life, week after week. And it's free.
Oh, and don't forget to like our facebook page too!
Printed from
All Departments
Jewish Holidays
Jewish.TV - Video
Jewish Audio
Kabbalah Online
Kids Zone
Learning Center
Rosh Chodesh
This is the time to take the inspiration and all that we gained in the month of Tishrei and integrate it into our lives
Beyond the Zodiac
The Month of Cheshvan
How to build a sanctum of time and space to protect you from the floodwaters of an overwhelming life
As a mother, I have a responsibility to teach my sons to do the right thing. But the right thing can mean, at least ephemerally, getting along and cooperating . . 
The Magazine
Jewish Women You Should Know
In 1973, Ellen Peters, a Protestant biracial woman, was chosen as South Africa’s beauty queen. Today, she goes by the name Ilana Skolnick, and she is an observant Jew
Our Parents
I struggle to make my father’s memory relevant to my children’s lives
G-d makes a very precise calculation, titrating our spouse’s flaws to our unique vulnerabilities
With Lemon Tahini Dressing

Dear readers,

Can you add up the following:

Crystal-like droplets + rays of light + a person observing?

Answer: Witnessing a beautiful, spectacular rainbow.

When Noach exits the ark in this week’s Torah portion, G‑d shows him a rainbow, symbolizing His promise not to bring another flood to destroy mankind.

To understand more about rainbows and how they are formed, I did a quick search on...

Every Friday when I light Shabbat candles, I can actually hear Shabbat coming in. I feel the peace and the holiness of Shabbat in every fiber of my soul. After kiddush I get up, look at the candles with tears of joy, and thank G‑d that He let me become a Jewish Woman.
— Ilana Skolnick

The citizens of Chelm used to spend a good deal of time worrying—so much time, in fact, that they soon began to worry about how much they worried.

The Grand Council of Wise Men convened a meeting to discuss all this worrying and to find a solution for it. For seven days and seven nights the wise men of Chelm discussed the problem, until finally the chairman announced a solution: Yossel, the chimney sweep, would be the official Chelm Worrier. In return for one ruble a week, he would do the worrying for everybody in Chelm. The Grand Council members all agreed that this was the ideal solution, but just before the vote was taken, one of the sages rose to speak against the proposal.

“Wait a minute,” he announced. “If Yossel were to be paid one ruble a week, then what would he have to worry about?”

Share Your Content
Click here to upload your writing or creative work.
We want your feedback
Click here to send us ideas and suggestions.
Artwork by